Brexit and Renewed Calls for Independence on 27 April 2018 in Aberdeen

You are most welcomed to join us on April 27 at the King’s College G7 in Aberdeen

The 1989 Generation Initiative – Scotland are seeking to find answers to some of the toughest questions surrounding Brexit and independence movements in Europe. Academics, politicians and students will be joining the discussion. Take your chance to network and debate your ideas with leading minds in the field!

The aim of the event is to produce a policy paper that will be presented at the European Parliament in Brussels on 16/10/2018.

The event is run in the framework of the project Talking Europe, that will give the chance to 2 participants (based in Aberdeen) to travel for free to London to take part to a similar event at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences on May 22, 2018. Also, 2 people from London will receive a travel stipend to participate into the event  in Aberdeen.

Brexit and Renewed Calls for Independence

12.15: Welcome and Registration

12:30 – 13.15 keynote speech from MP Kirsty Blackman, Deputy Leader of the SNP Westminster Group and SNP Westminster Spokesperson on the Economy.

13.15 – 14.00 Q&A session with MP Kirsty Blackman, Deputy Leader of the SNP Westminster Group and SNP Westminster Spokesperson on the Economy.

14.00 – 14.30 Break

14.30 – 16.00 First Roundtable

16.00 – 16.30 Break

16.30 – 18.00 Second Roundtable

At the roundtable will be present experts such as Piotr Teodorowski, First non-British Chairperson of Aberdeen City Youth Council, a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYP) for Aberdeen Central and currently working on ethnic minorities with projects varying from health, physical activity to hate crime, and Michael Keating, Professor of Politics at the University of Aberdeen, part-time Professor at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change

How to Participate

Register using this form:         Registration Form

Selected participants will be able to go to a roundtable event in London on 22 May at the London School of Economics with a travel stipend to cover travel and accommodation!

After the event, the 1989 Generation Initiative — Scotland would also like to invite you to join us for a drink at The Bobbin.

If you would like to know more about the event, please get in touch with the 1989 Generation Initiative — Scotland on Facebook.

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